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the technologies here can, of course, also be used in the daily life for cars, for houses, for heating systems, cooling systems and so on. >> simon: while the technology was being fine-tuned, andre spent months inside a simulator to learn how to fly the plane himself. then, short flights to and from a military air base in switzerland. the alps provided a breathtaking backdrop, but they weren't in it for the scenery. they wanted altitude and distance. they took it out of switzerland to belgium and paris, where they created quite a stir flying by the eiffel tower. but for once, the french didn't complain, "solar impulse" was so quiet and elegant. but the biggest challenge was flying at night. were they ready? yes, said piccard, and he announced to the team that andre would be in the cockpit. >> piccard: andre will stay up there now as long as we can. >> simon: and off he went into the night. for eight hours, andre flew in darkness over switzerland. andre could see nothing, so the team on the ground had to track winds, squalls, battery levels. watching this creature in the air, long after the sun
investigation. bob orr reports he was tracked down by the technology he lived by. and we note two milestones: an eyewitness to this moment in history has died. then... ♪ ♪ anthony mason will take five to remember dave brubeck, a giant of jazz. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening, they've never said it quite like this: the president's treasury secretary made it clear there is no room for compromise. republicans must accept an increase in tax rates for upper- income americans. negotiations on a budget deal haven't gone very far and there are just 27 days before that so- called fiscal cliff. that's the package of tax increases for most americans and budget cuts that will hit automatically unless the white house and congress find a gentler way to solve the crisis in the federal budget. here's how treasury secretary tim geithner put it on cnbc. >> is the administration prepared to go over the fiscal cliff? >> absolutely. again there is no prospect to an agreement that doesn't involve those rates going up on the top
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different from that and really on purpose because i think women have changed so much. technology has changed all around them. we really had to completely reinvent what it meant to have a flexible, stylish, lucrative, home-based business for today's woman. >> i mean, the comparison to mary kay in that it's done in your home. women that have individual parties. where they invite people to come in and buy. >> we have independent stylists that launch their own business, sharing the style of our jewelry. and not only do they do that at trunk shows which are pop-up shops in people's living room, but i think what's interesting how they do it, they do it through social and mobile, each stylist has their own website. because social media and technology has come so far, the business is completely different. and that means they can earn more than was ever possible before. >> gayle, i don't know anything about stella & dot, but i do know they're backed by sequoia capital. that's a smart venture capital firm. >> i think they really saw in stella & dot that we're three things, a people company first becau
technology pinpointed mcafee's location. police didn't know where he was. >> reporter: now that marijuana is legal here in washington, the state is going to start collecting taxes on it. >> "gangnam style." >> there is no one in political life funnier than alan simpson. >> mayor michael bloomberg announced that new york will hold a contest to redesign the city's pay phones. yeah. the top prize, a brand-new walkman. >> announcer: the "eye opener" at 8:00 is brought to you by the aarp. >>> i'm charlie rose with gayle king and norah o'donnell. this morning, prince william's wife, catherine, is back home in london after three days in the hospital. >> the pregnant duchess of cambridge was being treated for an acute form of morning sickness. mark phillips is outside king edwards vii hospital in london. mark, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, norah and charlie. normally, a royal baby gets this kind of attention when it's born. this one only had to be conceived. the duchess did leave the hospital today after three days inside where she was treated for acute morning s
vivid images is about much more than technology alone. as far as we the viewers are concerned, it's magic. anthony mason goes behind the scenes with andy serkis. >> reporter: the the face isn't familiar... >> i like the an anonimity thati have. >> reporter: ... the voice should be. as gollum in the blockbuster lord of the rings trilogy and now the hobbit, andy serkis pioneered acting for computer animation. ahead, the man who created gollum. >> or the gollum who created the man. >> reporter: andy serkis, later on sunday morning. >> osgood: steve hartman introduces us to a couple who made football a family affair. we get a visit from techno-clause, our david pogue bearing gifts. we'll be remember jazz great dave brbake. but first the headlines for this sunday morning the ninth of december 2012. an american doctor abducted by the taliban five days ago in afghanistan has been rescued. he was freed early today in a joint u.s.-afghan operation ordered after intelligence revealed that his life was in danger. in a televised speech last night venezuela's president hugo chavez revealed tha
-- finding a place to park just got easier in a bay area city. how new technology helps you spot a pace. >> may i speak to my granddaughter, kate, please. >> an apology from the hospital treating the duchess of cambridge the the private details revealed during that prank phone call. [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow, you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah blah blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no. we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it made. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver only from at&t u-verse. get u-verse tv for $29 a month for six months. rethink possible. technology. the city installed sensors n ab >>> circling the block for parking in san mateo is becoming a thing of the past. they installed sensors in 100 parking spaces in downtown san mateo. they send parking availability data to an app called parker wouldn't you know
is quickly followed pie the other side saying no way. modern technology has added a chorus of ridiculous tweets as background music to that. but it is not until deep into act 3 when the two sides finally close the door and start talking in private to each other that anything of significance happens or doesn't. i think it's possible that something of significance could still happen in act 3 of this drama. i sure hope so. but we are not there yet. not even close. the curtain is still up on act 2. but what i keep wondering is why can't we start this play with act 3 or just make it a one-act play? start with everyone meeting privately and quietly out of the limelight, get a sense of what's actually doable and them work from there? no disrespect to the actors, but this usual plot is really getting old twins. i didn't see them coming. i have obligations. cute obligations, but obligations. i need to rethink the core of my portfolio. what i really need is sleep. introducing the ishares core, building blocks for the heart of your portfolio. find out why 9 out of 10 large professional investors ch
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are coming out. >> yeah, exactly. >> we'll be sharing. >> we have the latest in doggie door technology coming up. >> good boy. >> yes. it is a dog ring a doorbell. you saw it right. pebbles' owner invented it after the dog scratched the doors. after a year of testing he came one this portable mountable doorbell to be used inside and outside the house. business has been so successful, he is looking to expand. >> if you have a dog that likes to go in and out a lot that would drive you nuts. >> crazy. >> how about a doggie door? help himself. >>> 4:57 right now. feeling crabby? why crab fishermen are on strike this morning. >> plus a tech mogul's run from the law is over and there's even a tweet to prove it. coming your way. >>> a car crashes into a fire hydrant in downtown san francisco causing quite a mess. we'll tell you why roads are blocked off in this area and the new concern for firefighters. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,, weather ad libs captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald. >>> water gushing up to 40 feet high after a car crashes
in technology. >> in many cases we're seeing upwards of 25, 30, into the 40 mile-per-gallon range which is ridilar to a hybrid so the argument the consumers are making is i don't need to get a hybrid. >> reporter: looming federal fuel economy standards are also alsing the industry shift to environmentally friendly vehicles. auto makers will be required to 4each a fleet average of 54 miles per gallon by 2025. s nn blackstone, cbs news, los angeles. >> dubois: later, less is more. the growing boom in mini houses. how one medical school is recruiting a new generation of family doctors for small-town am america, and sandy's aftermath. a new program hopes to rebuild and rehire at the same time. those stories when the cbs evening news continues. alka-seltzer plus rushes relief ] to all your worst cold symptoms, plus it relieves your runny nose. [ sighs ] thank you! [ male announcer ] you're welcome. that's the cold truth! is the same frequent heartburn treatment as prilosec otc. now with a fancy coating that gives you a burst of wildberry flavor. now why make a flavored heartburn pill? becaus
of their hands and they're down the road. >> there's been technology that says that you could dismantle a cell phone if it's been stolen. right? why don't we have that? >> it's actually the law of the land in australia. here the thing we do prior to that is they also have a gps app on them. i actually participated outside a restaurant the day after the tree lighting, mission station cops tracked the phone with the victim over to 11th and got the phone out of the guys pocket vibrating. >> let's talk about tasers, there's been a debate going on whether to allow san francisco police officers to carry the tasers. >> right. so we're not asking for tasers for all san francisco police officers were asking for tasers for 5% of the department. they're the ones that have been most trained to deal with those that are in crisis and that's pretty much been the best practice in this country that you give it o out to a small group, the most training so that officers don't end up testing out the new toy. >> in san francisco, i don't get it, the opposition is what. i mean, it seems like they say that they don'
to happen. we have components coming in and technology that that won't happen. so the whole supply chain is being affected by this one little issue right now. >> reporter: the federal negotiator is expected to arrive in los angeles about 8:30 tonight and get here to this community center about 9:00 and that's when negotiators are expected to arrive, as well. in the meantime, they are taking a needed rest. in wilmington, randy paige, cbs 5. >>> and new numbers are out today showing the housing market is making a comeback. u.s. home prices rose more than 6% in october compared with a year ago. that is the greatest yearly gain since july of 2006. prices increased in 45 states in october including california. >> we're considerably higher in the bay area than the rest of the country. our entry level homes are tough so when you start seeing homes in the east bay for $200,000, $250,000, you know, people are lining up for them. >> so what is making home buying more affordable? mortgage rates near record lows while rents are on the rise. >>> the u.s. still marching steadily toward the edge of tha
to buy yahoo, blackberry maker research in motion and seagate technology. just a rough day for apple on a number of fronts. worries that the ipad is losing more ground to the competition. lower sales of higher margin iphones in the current quarter. also, today, apple and samsung are back in federal court in san jose over their ongoing patent battle. apple down 2% today so far. >>> the labor department a big drop in first time weekly unemployment claims. and for the first time in several weeks, the effects of superstorm sandy largely ruled out. the four-week average at 408,000 is still elevated. most of the year we have seen claims around that 370,000 to 375,000 level which suggests modest growth. we get the november employment growth tomorrow. that's a key factor although again sandy will distort the numbers. >>> flat start on wall street. investors still looking for some progress. dow down 1, nasdaq down 1, s&p down 1, as well. apple shares down 1.25%. back to you. >> it's 1s across the board. thank you. >>> the new reality in washington state recreational use of marijuana is now le
. and there are safety problems, too. but we feel that if, if police are going to be acquiring technology like these drones, there need to be clear rules in place about them getting warrants, too. >> and the sheriff says there would be clear rules, that they would be using them only for specific purposes, natural disasters, to find exit routes out or standoffs in which they need to gather intelligence on where a suspect is. >> and in this case there is a a bit of a word game here, because that was the justification he gave to the city council. but then when you look at the application at documents acquired by us at eff and the aclu, he gave different purposes, things like surveillance and crowd control and that's the sort of thing we're concerned about. >> why? >> why are we concerned about this? >> right. if a police officer is there, they have eyes, doing the same thing. it's a question of where they are. crowd control, if you have a drone overhead and the police are better informed as to which way the crowd is moving or a protest is going down the street, what's bad about that? >> well, we
a page from our sunday morning almanac. december 2, 1942, 70 years ago today. the day a new technology was born under a grand stand at the university of chicago's stag field. for that was the day enrico ferme and his team of scientists achieved the world's first self-sustained nuclear reaction, a breakthrough they later re-enacted for the cameras. their success paved the way both for nuclear weapons and for a civilian industry that promised to transform everyday life for the better. >> here in fact is the answer to a dream as old as man himself. a giant of limitless power at man's command. >> osgood: this 1950s' promotional film foretold everything from nuclear power plants that would light up cities to new and improved means of transportation. >> while nuclear power in locomotives, submarines, ships and even very large airplanes may all but revolutionize future transportation on land, sea and air. >> osgood: on december 2, 1957, 15 years to the day after that chain reaction in chicago, americans first commercial nuclear power plant opened in shippingport pennen. >> this plant has a se
] super-weird! oh, is it febreze? yeah. ohh, how about that? febreze has anti-clogging technology that keeps it smelling fresh, even after 30 days. febreze. breathe happy. that keeps it smelling fresh, even after 30 days. >>> democrats and republicans search for common ground to avoid the fiscal cliff, but as time winds down the president reaffirms any deal has to include a tax increase on upper americans. >> if we protect middle class families then we'll have to have higher rates for the wealthiest americans. >> the man suspected of pushing a new york city subway passenger to his death is in police custody.
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